Kingsport City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its program or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Kingsport City Schools offers classes in many career and technical education program areas under its open admissions policy. Specifically, Kingsport City Schools offers admissions based on selective criteria in (such as meeting pre-requisite criteria; disciplinary background, etc.) through a separate application process that is nondiscriminatory. For more information about the application process and particular course offerings, contact the Dobyns-Bennett High School counseling office at (423) 378.8409. *[LEP only: Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs.]
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Inquiries concerning the system's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are directed to the Kingsport City Schools compliance officer for employees, Jennifer Guthrie at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2103; for the general public, Jim Nash at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2169; and for students Julie Malone at 520 Myrtle Street, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2229. Inquiries concerning Section 504 are directed to contact compliance officer Julie Malone.